Since its independence in 1810, Argentina became one of the most powerful economic systems as its remarkably strong middle class makes it stand out among its neighbors, but it was also a crucial period when its culture flourished through art and photography in different movements and eras.
As one of the homes of avant-garde trends, this exhibition divides itself into four as it emphasizes the historical moments of aesthetics in which photography played its crucial role.
There will be a rare viewing of 19th-century albums and photographs, commercial portraits in contrast to contemporary artists such as Gustavo Di Mario, whose 2005 Carnaval series explores the rural interior of Argentina as the dichotomy between European and the native continue throughout the capital and the provinces.
Tatsuo Takei's been making waves as he shoots the longboarding tradition in the Golden State with photography and film. Following a routine of surfing and shooting in film, we get to know more about Tatsuo's life and work in this interview.
In this second installment of our special two-part feature on cinematic photographers, we take a look back to more photographers who have mastered the dreamy, often surreal aesthetic of cinematic photography.
Nick Collingwood is an avid film photographer and active Lomography community member in New York City. He loves experimenting, which is why the LomoChrome Purple was his choice of film for his travels to Joshua Tree National Park and Portugal.